Pristimantis lirellus (Dwyer, 1995)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Strabomantidae > Subfamily: Pristimantinae > Genus: Pristimantis > Species: Pristimantis lirellus

Eleutherodactylus lirellus Dwyer, 1995, Amphibia-Reptilia, 16: 247. Holotype: KU 212240, by original designation. Type locality: "western slope of Abra Tangarana (06° 15′ S, 76° 45′ W, elevation 1080 m), 7 km (by road) northeast of San Juan de Pacaysapa, Provincia Lamas, Departamento San Martín, Perú".

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) lirellusLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 227.

Pristimantis lirellusHeinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: Table 2.

Pristimantis (Pristimantis) lirellusHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 128.

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the vicinity of the type locality at 470-1200 m elevation on the eastern slopes of the Cordillera Central in San Martín, Peru.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


In the Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group, most similar to Eleutherodactylus carvalhoi, Eleutherodactylus croceoinguinis, Eleutherodactylus imitatrix, Eleutherodactylus toftae, and Eleutherodactylus variabilis, according to the original publication. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis series, Eleutherodactylus unistrigatus group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 227. See account by Duellman and Pramuk, 1999, Sci. Pap. Nat. Hist. Mus. Univ. Kansas, 13: 1-78. In the Pristimantis (Pristimantis) unistrigatus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 128. See Duellman and Lehr, 2009, Terrest.-breeding Frogs in Peru: 188-189, for brief account.

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